Hiring Organization: International Breweries

Location: Ilesa, Osun

Job Description

Opportunity exists for a highly skilled Logistics Safety Specialist. The primary function of this position is to oversee and provide comprehensive and professional safety management service, in order to ensure that the Company operates in a lawful and ethical manner, abides to the Health and Safety legislation, Road Safety legislation, Governance Codes (Combined Code) of practice pertaining to Safety Management (Including ABInBev Safety Policy and Standards) and Corporate Governance. The ultimate objective is the protection of stakeholder interests through the mitigation of all safety risks at the source of loss across the broad spectrum of the ABInBev operations.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

To ensure compliance with the national/local road traffic legislation as well as health and safety legislation
To drive the DPO (Distribution Planning Optimization) / VPO (Voyager Plant Optimization) safety pillar roll out through the effective implementation a ramp up plan; documented procedures and processes that are compliant to the local legislations; Zone and Global Standards and Procedures
Document Safety requirements into operational procedures and train all stakeholders, including contractors
Develop Safety One Point Lessons where appropriate and train all stakeholders, including contractors
Develop and implement processes for the monitoring of adherence to documented safety procedures and OPLs
Accountable to providing sustainable safety support to the Logistics department for T1 and T2 Transportation operations
Facilitation on Training on the requirements of DPO/VPO Safety Pillar requirements for the Logistics Management and Operational teams
Providing support to management for the monitoring and measuring of safety performance using the appropriate DO/VPO Management Tools
Facilitating the development of strategies for the continuous improvement of the overall safety performance
The Logistics Department operations run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as well as beyond the perimeter of the site location, as such, the support provided by this role is of such a nature that it entails collaboration with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including law and order authorities; contractors; etc.
Execution of thorough monthly Safety Pillar Self-Assessment against DPO/VPO Safety Pillar requirements
Facilitation of the development of strategies to close gaps identified, and to monitor the closing of gaps
Monitoring of effectiveness of strategies implemented to close gaps
Lead; Advice and Facilitate the implementation of the process of Hazards Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation/Control and Risk Review by Logistics Management. These processes must extend to operations/activities in trade
Implement effective processes to ensure that all stakeholders ( Employees, Contractors, including Spot Hire Contractors, visitors etc.) are inducted and are fully conversant with the Hazards and Risk the AB-InBev operation exposes them to and the controls thereto
Periodic Reporting on the Logistics Safety performance to the business (Local and Zone) and planned actions to achieve performance indicators

Ensure integrity and quality of information:

To monitor and identify those Safety Management aspects as defined in Corporate Governance and Ethics and those serious exposures which need to be reported to the Audit Committee / Board in terms of sound corporate governance are elevated through management as applicable
To ensure that reported statistics are accurate and a true reflection of the operation taking into account the disclosure in the Corporate Annual report in triple bottom line results
Incident /accident ; near miss; hazards ; unsafe acts/condition reported in the AB-InBev incident management database , effective root cause analysis conducted, corrective actions allocated and monitored for close out
Data lends itself for analysis and decision making

Support Logistics:

Support Logistics operations by providing guidance during the risk assessment review sessions
Maintain a close link with both T1 and T2 operations
Facilitate, working closely with the Depot Manager, accident and incident investigations and ensure timeous close out
Collate and Load other corporate governance reports
Ad Hoc support & assistance Logistics ops
Assist with IR processes as and when they arise


Min. of B.Sc./ B.Tech. / HND in a related field – Safety Management
3 – 5 years post qualification experience
NEBOSH International Diploma / Safety Management Diploma/Degree
Min 3 Years’ experience in Safety Management

Key Competencies and Attributes:

Computer Literate
Application of MS Office
Strong and assertive
Compliance driven
Strong work ethic: Setting and achieving goals
Dependable: Consistently following through
Positive attitude: Creating a good environment
Self-motivated: Working effectively with little direction
Team-oriented: Making the most out of collaboration

How to Apply


The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting. 
The company policy requires that your immediate manager is informed of your intention to apply for the role and only shortlisted candidate will be contacted and specify the plant where the role you are applying for seats.
International Breweries PLC is an equal opportunities employer and we promote gender equality in the company.
Interested and qualified? Go to International Breweries on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply

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